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Melt Operator

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

About Praxair Surface TechnologiesPraxair Surface Technologies, Inc. (PST), a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., a global industrial gas company, offers a comprehensive array of high-performance coatings and technologies to the aviation, energy and other industries. By continuously advancing coatings technologies, PST helps customers improve environmental performance, decrease energy consumption, extend component life, improve productivity, minimize downtime, reduce operating costs and produce high-quality products. Additional information about PST is available at www.praxairsurfacetechnologies.comJob OverviewThe Melt Operator performs the operations necessary to safely produce gas atomized powders, at the correct size, and quality necessary to achieve world class coating and printing products. It is expected that these standards be met by following Praxair Standard practices in all aspects of this job. This role reports directly to the Product Line Manager.Requirements

  • Experienced in reading, understanding, and using Product Manufacturing Instructions (PMI's), Job-Safety Analysis' (JSA), and melt production schedule to accomplish daily production tasks.
  • Displays understanding and knowledge regarding molten metal operations such as atomization, foundry, casting or smelting experience.
  • Capable of performing basic math including percentages to calculate and weigh out heats.
  • Capable of completing minor and routine repairs or maintenance adjustments on production equipment using hand tools. Mechanical aptitude and experience is a plus.
  • Performs simple, in-process quality tests to determine material status.
  • Displays moderate ability to function within database management tools such as Oracle, eAM, etc. using a computer.
  • Proven track record with ability to spot process improvement ideas and implement solutions.
  • Displays good communication skills to be able to communicate between operations, engineering, quality departments.
  • Manages own daily workflow requirements to meet production schedule. Self-motivating is a must have skillset.
  • Ability to complete forklift certification within first 30 days of employment
  • Support current and new safety initiatives/policies
  • Maintain equipment and housekeeping within work environment
  • Ability to cross-train in other departments.Qualifications
    • Required qualifications
    • High School Diploma or GED required
    • Minimum 3 years' manufacturing experience required. Preferred experience with molten metal is a plus
    • Must be able to read, comprehend and understand work instructions as well as technical specifications
    • Must be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure
    • Must be able to operate fork truck, electric hoist, and overhead crane
    • Capable of lifting to 40lbs
    • Frequent standing, walking, bending, reaching, hand and finger manipulation, occasional stooping, crouching, and climbingAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law.PST abides by applicable export control laws including the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) in accordance with the company's export control procedures. As such, persons considered for this position must be either a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder) or otherwise classifiable as a U.S. person under relevant regulations.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Indianapolis , Melt Operator, Other , Indianapolis, Indiana

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